Intro to Hand Drumming Program with Jared Bistrong



February 19, 2024 - March 25, 2024    
6:30 pm - 8:30 pm


Modern ŌM Bungalow
5020 Northeast 2nd Avenue, Miami, FL, 33137

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Event Information:

Embark on a rhythmic journey and delve into the profound art of hand drumming, discovering its fundamental intricacies. This immersive experience goes beyond mere beats, inviting you to tap into the transformative and meditative essence of drumming for holistic wellness. Join our vibrant and extraordinary community, where the rhythm becomes a conduit for inner peace and self-discovery. Immerse yourself in the powerful synergy of drumming, fostering not just skill but also a deeper connection with your own well-being. Unleash the therapeutic potential of drumming and become part of this extraordinary community that resonates with the heartbeat of collective harmony.

Date and Time:February 19, 2024 · 6:30pm – March 25, 2024 · 8:30pm EST

About this event:

  • Join Jared Bistrong of the Miami Sound Institute for a 6-week introduction to hand drumming program. This program focuses on the basics of drumming, particularly the Djembe drum, and explores various aspects of percussion instruments. The class aims to help participants develop a powerful cultivation practice around drumming for personal meditation and wellness. The curriculum covers the history of different drums and percussion instruments, specific techniques and exercises, and traditional/non-traditional rhythms from around the world. Participants will also learn drumming etiquette. No prior experience is necessary, but participants must bring their own hand drum. Upon completion, attendees can continue with discounted drop-in rates.

Duration: 6 Week

Ticket Information: 

  • Beginner: Join the rolling 6-session program. After completing the 6-pack, the drop-in rate is reduced.
  • Experienced Drummer: Single-session drop-in tickets available.
  • Exclusive Rates for Members: ŌMIE PLAN ($49 per year), PRACTICE PLAN ($99 per month), ACCESS PLAN ($199 per month) – all plans offer 10% off the intro to drumming session.

Workout Session Details:

  • Frequency: Mondays, 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm
  • Check-in: Begins at 6:15 pm
  • Instructor: Jared Bistrong, Director of the Miami Sound Institute & The South Beach Sound Healing Orchestra
  • Content: Basics of drumming, Djembe drum focus, percussion instrument exploration, history, techniques, rhythms, drumming etiquette.

Essentials to Bring:

  • A drum (Participants need to bring their own; Jared can assist in finding/purchasing one)

Parking Options:

  • Metered parking along Upper Buena Vista streets (NE 2nd Avenue, NE 50th Terrace).
  • Avoid parking in residential zones as towing is enforced.

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